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  • Liberal Party Representative for Tangney
  • Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet (since 29 May 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Matters of Public Importance: Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (27 Feb 2020)

“You, members opposite—”

Matters of Public Importance: Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (27 Feb 2020)

“knowing that the Prime Minister, the Attorney-General, the Minister for Health and other members of the National Security Committee were in the cabinet room discussing Australia's response to the coronavirus, were playing political parlour games and distracting those ministers and the Prime Minister from doing their job of keeping Australians safe. Shame on you! Spending decisions will come...”

Matters of Public Importance: Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (27 Feb 2020)

“I rise to speak on this matter of public importance. These are serious times and they call on serious people. And the member for Shortland's 10 minutes of fame is up. That was an amazing performance for the member for Shortland. But this government is focused on making important decisions on the issues that matter to Australians. And we can commit the funding needed to address the problems...”

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 100 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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